On the Boards

TOYBOX THEATRE: The Chocolate Robbers and Other Silly Stories
Season runs from 17th Apr 2017 to 22nd Apr 2017

Directed by Leanne Byas, school holiday fun the young returns to the Globe. Kids hide your goodies because the chocolate robbers are loose! There is also a furry monster hiding somewhere in the theatre. Will you be the first to find it?

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GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen
Season runs from 11th May 2017 to 20th May 2017

Directed by Louise Petherbridge, the Globe presents Richard Eyre’s recent and acclaimed adaptation of this Ibsen 1881 classic. Extraordinarily outspoken for its time, “Ghosts” was rejected by the late 19th century establishment. This was hardly surprising at it was its ideas and morals that Ibsen was questioning. Now it is regarded as one of his finest works but it has lost none of the power of its message, the drama in its relationships, or the challenges it places before the audience.

There will be an audience Q and A session with cast and crew after the matinee on Sunday 14 May.

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In the Spotlight

2017 - Globe Theatre Productions

Posted on 1st February 2017

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. To be directed by Dale Neill. The Globe continues to deliver on its policy of presenting at least one Shakespeare play each season with one of the most performed and loved of the comedies. February 23 to March 4.

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen. To be directed by Louise Petherbridge. This scathing commentary on late 19th century morality, is still one of the most outspoken and confronting plays performed today.
 May 11 to May 20.

Finding Murdoch by Margot McRae. To be directed by Andrew McKenzie. Although about the reclusive All Black, Keith Murdoch, the first player to be sent home from a tour, this drama is really about the questionable ethics of the media hell-bent on getting a story. June 29 to July 8.

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